Discover the origins of the most famous document in Scottish history. Scotland’s nobles swore independence from England in a letter sent from Arbroath Abbey in 1320.
Discover the ‘strong point on the Tay', built to defend Scotland against a gathering English navy and captured several times.
Cross the moat to find yourself in a fairytale setting, complete twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements.
Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this elegant six-storey tower house was built.
Get a sense of the standing of the Lindsay family from the beauty of their lordly seat and its great garden.
Learn about 400 years of monastic life in the valley of the Water of Luce.
Admire the unusual mix of architecture in what is one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
See in the remains of Sir Thomas MacLellan’s tower house how castle building had evolved by the late 1500s to favour comfort over cannons.
Learn about Pictish society from a striking set of 26 carved stones, one of the most important collections of early medieval sculpture in Western Europe.
Visit the final resting place of the heart of Robert the Bruce, a magnificent ruin in the Scottish Borders.
See this water-powered mill spring to life in the summer months when it’s put to work to show how oatmeal is made.
Stand in surroundings that inspired Sir Walter Scott, who learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.